Scholarships

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship:  available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship, you will need to write a 500 - 1000 essay on the topic: Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.  Amount: $1000, Due: June 12th   Submit essay to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com


Goose River Lodge Masonic Scholarship:  Seniors planning to attend Mayville State University.  Based upon high school experience and future plans.  Due: May 12th  

 

Robinson and Henry Family Law Scholarship: Open to applicants whose parents have gone through a divorce or are planning to pursue a career in family law.  Minimum 3.0 GPA and 500-word essay explaining your parents’ divorce and how it changed your everyday outlook, or why you are pursuing a career in family law.  Amount: $1000  Due: May 31st Apply at https://www.robinsonandhenry.com/denver-divorce-lawyer#scholarship

 

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program:  Students enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate grant in program in Fall 2017.  Demonstrate financial need by being Pell Grant eligible.  Amount: $2500 (1020)  Due: June 15th.  Apply at: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

 

Traill County Farmers Union Scholarship: Available to either a senior or a college student enrolling in a college or university in ND or MN. Parents must be members of Traill County Farmers Union. Two character references and a 100-word essay about career and life goals required. Student must enroll at a college in ND or MN.  Amount: $250 (4). Due: May 10th  . Address: Richard Gehrke, Box 759, Hillsboro, ND 58045.

 

Heartland Chevy Scholarship Program:  Essay (250-500 words) describing career, vocation or academic goals.  Be sure to include why the nominee deserves this scholarship and discuss any community, volunteer, and extracurricular activities as well as academic achievement.  Amount: $5000, and $500 (9)  Due: Sept. 9th  To apply visit:  www.facebook.com/HeartlandChevyDealers

Associated General Contractors of North Dakota: For students interested in pursuing a career in Construction Management or Construction Engineering at NDSU Amount: $1500, or Civil Engineering. Building Construction, Architectural Drafting, Diesel Tech. or Welding Tech. at NDSCS Amount: 1500 and $750.  Due: April 28th . Address: 422 North 2nd Street, Box 1624, Bismarck, North Dakota 58502  (701) 223-2770

 

Fisher & Talwar Legal Inspiration Scholarship: is now available to students currently pursuing or plan on pursuing a college degree. Must be a US citizen and possess a 3.0 GPA.  Amount: $1000, Due: November 15, 2017. Qualifying students can apply here:  http://www.fishertalwar.com/scholarship/

Groth Law Scholarship:  Requires a 3.0 GPA, a transcript, and a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome.  Amount: $1000, Due: July 31st. Apply at: http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/

 

ND Academic and Career &Technical Education Scholarships:  Seniors planning to attend college in North Dakota and meet the academic criteria for either of these $6000 scholarships can apply online between Jan. 2nd  – June 2nd  at: https://apps.nd.gov/DPI/scholarship/login.aspx  Late applications will not be accepted. Students eligible via ACT score do not need to send score reports unless they have an ACT score for a test taken after the February 11th deadline. Students must then get the result to DPI before the June 5 deadline. Students eligible via WorkKeys assessments must send a copy of WorkKeys Skill Reports to the address listed below:

ND Department of Public Instruction   OR  Fax To: Attn: ND Scholarship Program

Teacher & School Effectiveness Unit                     (701) 328-0201

600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201

Bismarck, ND 58505-0440

 

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship:  High school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Track record of academic excellence and passion for the nursing profession.  In 500 words or fewer, please explain i) why you're passionate about joining the nursing profession and ii) how you will use your nursing education to enrich others' healthcare. Amount: $1000 Due: June 30, 2017.  Apply at: http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship

 

NDACo Scholarship:  Child or grandchild of a county employee or county official a North Dakota post-secondary educational institution.  Based on leadership Honors, Personal Statements and academic achievement.  Amount: $2000 (6).  Due: June 2nd.  NDACo Scholarship Fund, c/o Institute of Local Government, PO Box 877, Bismarck ND 58502, (800) 932-8730

 

B. Davis Scholarship:  Junior and Seniors, as well as college students.  Write an essay of less

than 1000 words on the topic below:  Write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below: 

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits                are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com 

Amount: $1000,  Due: May 22nd  

 

Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar Athlete of the Month:  Recognizing student athletes who excel in athletics as well as academics.  Junior or senior athlete who has earned a varsity letter in a sport, achieved a 3.5 GPA, and lives in eastern ND or northwestern MN.  Amount: $500 scholarship awarded each month.  Apply at: www.vbjclinic.com/scholarship-application

Alert Magazine Scholarship:  Write an essay (650 – 800 words) about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with, what you learned from it. And what was right or wrong in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handles.  Senior with a 2.5 GPA.  Amount:  $500 Address:  P.O. Box 4833  Boise, ID 83711    1-800-398-0842

North Dakota Scholars Program: 20 – 25  tuition scholarships (at the state school rate) given to students attending an in-state college. The scholarship is based on ACT scores and class rank. The top 5% of scorers on ACT (usually 32) taken between October and June 31st of the student’s junior year qualify. 

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